Obituaries for Friday, November 28

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 28, 2003

Robert G. Barlow

Services for Robert G. Barlow of Wesson are 11 a.m., Saturday,Nov. 29, at Beauregard United Methodist Church with burial inBeauregard Cemetery in Copiah County.

Visitation is Friday, Nov. 28, from 5-8 p.m. at BrookhavenFuneral Home.

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Mr. Barlow, 76, died Nov. 26, 2003, at Covington County Hospitalin Collins. He was born in Copiah County on May 5, 1927, to WilkieBarlow and Jennie V. Hutchins.

He was a retired truck driver. He was a member of BeauregardUnited Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who servedduring World War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Nell Barlow of Wesson; his daughters,Brenda Smith of Wesson, Barbara Hood of Warner Robins, Ga., andLinda Balentine of Baton Rouge, La.; his son, Glenn Barlow ofWarner Robins; his sisters, Joanne Hyatt of Wesson, Mattie SueBarlow of Brookhaven, Frances Barlow of Ocala, Fla., and NellDuckworth of Monticello; his brother, James Barlow of Wesson; sevengrandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Curtis L. Fielder

Services for Curtis L. Fielder of Brookhaven are 1 p.m.,Saturday, Nov. 29, at Community Funeral Services Chapel with burialin Riverwood.

Visitation is Friday, Nov. 28, from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral homechapel, and on Saturday at 11 a.m. until the time of theservice.

Mr. Fielder, 84, died Nov. 27, 2003, at Haven Hall. He was bornin Philadelphia on Jan. 2, 1919, to George Fielder and JosieFielder.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Susie Mae Smith Fielder of Brookhaven;his daughters and sons-in-law, Margurite Fielder Chestnut and EddieChestnut of Quitman, and Joe Ann Fielder Pepper and Roger Pepper ofBrookhaven; his sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Patty GreenFielder of Bay St. Louis, and Wayne and Sandy Allgood Fielder ofBrookhaven; his sister, Josie M. Fielder of Oil City; and hisbrothers, Carlie Fielder of Houston, Texas, and George Fielder ofYazoo City; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Herman Benford Goss Jr.

Services for Herman Benford Goss Jr. of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Saturday, Nov. 29, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inRiverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Friday, Nov. 28, from 5-9 p.m. at the funeralhome, and Saturday at 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mr. Goss, 78, died Nov. 26, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Greenwood on March 6, 1925, to Herman andOla Goss.

He retired from South Central Bell in 1977 with 29 years ofservice. He was a veteran of World War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother, James K.Goss, and his infant sister, Lorraine Goss.

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Billie A. Goss ofBrookhaven; his children, Richard Goss and wife Jennifer, DavidGoss, Thomas Goss and wife Marie, Kathy Goss and friend Mary AnnEldridge, Susan Smith and husband Joey, Ken Goss and wife Rita; hissisters, Bernice McLeod of Mobile, Ala., and Mary Lois Wiltshire ofTulsa, Okla.; his grandchildren, Chris and Ben Goss, Clint Goss,Matt Goss, Ashley Leann Flynn, Amanda, Leannda, Ashley and KevinGoss, Garrett and Elaina Jo Smith, and Emily Goss; hisgreat-grandchildren, Cory and Dave Goss; his mother-in-law, EstelleArtman of Country Brook Nursing Home; his in-laws, Charles andMartha Artman of Byram and Dan and Janet Artman of Jackson; hisnieces and nephews, Ronnie and Jackie Brooks, Karen Tuck, CindyKiser, Jimmy Parkerson, Steven and Jeff Artman, and Michael andAngie Artman.

Bud Moncrief

Services for Bud Moncrief of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Saturday,Nov. 29, at First Methodist Church in Brookhaven with burial inEasthaven Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, Nov. 28, from 5-8 p.m. at BrookhavenFuneral Home, and on Saturday at the church at 1 p.m. until thetime of the service.

Mr. Moncrief, 92, died Nov. 26, 2003, at Hardy Wilson Hospitalin Hazlehurst. He was born in Louisiana on Feb. 26, 1911, to MarvinW. Moncrief and Annie Shaffer Moncrief.

He was a truck driver for Marshall R. Young Oil Company andHalburton Oil Company. He was a faithful member of First MethodistChurch, where he was a past board member.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two sisters, NoraEdmondson and Hattie Pavey, and two brothers, Edwin Moncrief andEmory Moncrief.

Survivors are his wife of 67 years, Dovie Louise Bailey Moncriefof Brookhaven; his daughters, Ann Morris of Brookhaven and MelodyBoyd of Florence; his sons, Baily Moncrief of Clinton and LoyMoncrief of Jackson; his brothers, Euell Moncrief of Madison,Orland Moncrief of Shreveport, La., and Carl Moncrief of Gibsland,La.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.